Chris Willis

Assistant Professor
School of Educational Foundations, Leadership and Policy
Educational Administration and Leadership Studies
507 Education
419-372-0249
wchris@bgsu.edu

EDUCATION

Ed.D., Educational Leadership
Indiana University, 2011

M.Ed., Educational Administration
Ball State University, 1996

B.S., Mathematics Education, Economics 
Ball State University, 1993

COURSES TAUGHT

  • EDAS 4090: Organization and Administration of Education
  • EDLS 7010: Organizational Change
  • EDA 8283: Educational leadership*  
  • EDA 8383: Ethical decision making*  
  • EDF 3423: Exploring diversity through writing* 
  • EDL 8223: Principal internship II*  
  • EDL 8233: Principal internship III* 

                   *Mississippi State University

RESEARCH INTERESTS       

  • Barriers to School Reform
  • Superintendent Preparation
  • Multi-disciplinary Instruction

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Journal Articles:

Willis, C. (2011). High-stakes testing and the moral decisions of leaders. Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 14 (4), 47-53.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE      

  • Educational Leadership Program Area Committee Chairman (2012-13), Mississippi State University
  • Conference Proposal Reviewer, University Council for Educational Administration